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Guest Professor Melanie Rutkowski to present at ISU on control of tumor progression by body’s microorganisms

April 15, 2016

POCATELLO — The Idaho State University biology sciences department has invited Melanie Rutkowski, an assistant professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, to give a presentation on the interaction between the human body's microorganisms and tumor growth.

The presentation will be April 21 at 4 p.m. in Lecture Center 10 on the ISU campus. It is free to attend.

The presentation is titled "The ecology from within: Systemic control of tumor progression and anti-tumor immunity by the commensal microbiota.”